Danesha Smith was Appointed as Vice President of Human Resources at Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited

Date of management change: October 23, 2010 

What Happened?

Bolingbrook , IL-based Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited hired Danesha Smith as Vice President of Human Resources


About the Company

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, is the U.S. subsidiary of Daiichi Sankyo, Co., Ltd. and a member of the Daiichi Sankyo Group. Global clinical development and regulatory activities are headquartered at Daiichi Sankyo Pharma Development in Edison, New Jersey. Our team of more than 1,400 U.S. employees is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products to address diversified, unmet medical needs. We currently market therapies in hypertension, thrombotic disorders, stroke risk reduction, dyslipidemia, diabetes, acute coronary syndrome, opioid-induced constipation and metastatic melanoma. With over 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for hypertension and thrombotic disorders, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with a Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo research and development is primarily focused on bringing forth novel therapies in oncology, including immuno-oncology, with additional focus on new horizon areas, such as pain management, neurodegenerative diseases, heart and kidney diseases, and other rare diseases. IMPORTANT NOTE: We are very pleased to announce the location of Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.’s new US headquarters where our Parsippany- and Edison-based teams will be co-located in a combined site in early to mid-2017. Our new headquarters will be in Basking Ridge, New Jersey at 211 Mt. Airy Road.


About the Person

Danesha Smith is Vice President of Human Resources at Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited. Smith is responsible for various aspects of Human Resources function at Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited. Previously, Smith held various HR leadership roles in the industry.


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